Aerospace and Defence
Morson are the UK's No.1 aerospace recruiter, supplying the aerospace and defence industry for 50 years.
We currently have over 7,000 blue and white contractors on assignment across the globe.
We pride ourselves on our involvement with some of the world’s most prominent aerospace and defence organisations, having developed good working relationships with companies that are running many of the most exciting aerospace projects the industry has to offer.
In such a diverse industry, aviation and aerospace jobs can take candidates down a wide range of career paths, both internationally and here in the UK. With aerospace jobs required in both military and civilian aviation projects, this dynamic sector regularly throws up a whole host of new opportunities for those interested in working in the industry. Candidates can find opportunities from aviation quality and inspection jobs to aeronautical engineering.
Our aerospace and defence recruitment teams are divided into five specialist sectors - systems and software, design and analysis, manufacturing and production, MRO, and professional services. Dividing our recruitment teams in this way helps us cater for individuals and organisations looking to fill specialist aerospace jobs. Our specialist recruitment teams have a proven track record of being able to locate and successfully place talent across the full lifecycle of aviation and aerospace projects, from the initial design, test and validation stages through to the manufacturing, production and delivery phases. From our extensive candidate talent pool, we are able to source personnel who have vast skill sets, enabling us to recruit individuals that can support the components of each technical area across land, sea and air platforms.
Our dedicated Systems and Software division continues to develop and grow as the demand and requirements for specialist personnel increases. Our team have experience placing systems and software engineering candidates across all areas of the aerospace and defence sector, from complex missile systems contracts, to the integration of sophisticated avionics systems in aircraft and helicopters.
The specialist recruitment consultants that make up our aerospace design team are experts in their field. We’ve got experience sourcing and supplying exceptional individuals for niche disciplines in projects both in the UK and around the world. We work with some of the world’s most prominent and exciting aerospace and defence organisations, who are always on the lookout for candidates of exceptional quality to fulfil challenging new roles.
We have full capability in blue and white collar skills, able to supply personnel globally. With 40 years as the UK's leading recruitment supplier our core disciplines range from manufactuing engineers to jig and tool designers.
We provide resources and line maintenance support from 'A checks' through to 'D checks', service bulletins and engine changes. Other support activites include: process management, fuel tank repair, AOG teams, training and apprenticeships. We work with Airbus and Boeing fleets, military fixed wing and rotary aircraft with over 3000 personnel on assignment. In 2018 Morson expanded our MRO capabilities by gaining EASA Part 145 approvals on Boeing 737, Airbus A320 and A330 aircraft. Our MRO activities are an exciting new part of the business that is growing fast. Morson’s line stations have full tooling provision and utilise the latest and greatest equipment in the business. This includes mobile iPads with Morson’s proprietary aircraft maintenance system “MAES.mobile”.
Our professional services recruitment team completes our 'one stop shop' offering of aerospace recruitment services. We recruit for finance, HR, procurement and business change verticals and have 750 white collar contractors on client sites.
We spoke to Senior Systems Engineer at Thales, Estel Dandridge, who took us through the project and her career...
Do you have incredible attention to detail? Have you got experience in an Administration or Support role? Would you like to work in a supportive team, interacting with a variety of different internal departments? Then this could be the role for you! Morson International are recruiting for a Project Support Administrator to work for a large engineering company based in High Wycombe. As Project Support Administrator you will assist Managers and Engineers on all administration tasks relating to their project. Working with the end client, you will monitor the internal management system ensuring updates are provided and information is supplied on-time, when needed to the rest of your team. From typing minutes to arranging site visits this is a very varied role where you will be working with a lot of different people each day. As Project Support Administrator you will; Assist Managers in all project related administration tasks Maintain databases of relevant faults, training and technical data Ensure customers are kept updated with the status of their orders as well as any new information Manage document control for site visits, survey reports and maintenance guides Monitor schedules for training, maintenance and legislative requirements Prepare minutes, agendas and presentations for meetings Monitor Outlook inboxes for the project, responding promptly to enquiries Act as the main point of contact for the end client when needed To be successful in this role you will have experience of working in a similar Administration or Support function being highly organised with amazing attention to detail. From time to time you will be acting as the point of contact for the end client so the ability and confidence to do this is essential. We are not necessarily looking for someone with Engineering experience, however, if you hold this it would be a distinct advantage. Benefits include; 25 days holiday Bonus scheme Flexible benefits (medical insurance, buy and sell holiday, car scheme etc...) Great progression opportunities An amazing, support working environment And so much more! For more information on this role please contact Taylor on 0117 933 4590 or apply online today!
A pivotal new role has arisen for an Information System Security Officer to join the a Military Air and Information (MA&I) team at RAF Marham supporting the F35 Pilot and Groundcrew Training function. The role will be based in the Integrated Training Centre (ITC) at RAF Marham reporting to the ISSO Team Lead.This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic team who are responsible for safeguarding the ITC Training infrastructure against cyber security threats. You will be working on a project of significant strategic importance in the organisation providing security input and advice.The role is ideally suited to individuals with a strong IT / System Administration background looking to move into their first cyber security role. RESPONSIBILITES Working with the Team Leader to promote a mind-set of secure IT systems and practices transfering knowledge of security standards and processes to the wider user community. Support the Team Leader to work with security and accreditation stakeholders to obtain approval for security aspects of design and the project security deliverables. Perform continuous monitoring activities on F35 Training systems to ensure defined security standards are maintained. This will include physical infrastructure checks.* Supporting system risk assessments and accreditation activities, maintaining accreditation documents in line with identified changes to the organisation threat profile ensuring stakeholder satisfaction. Ensuring all audit activities on systems are completed within the specified timescales with all documentation maintained and updated accordingly so to ensure regulatory compliance.* Assisting with compilation of system security plans; security operating procedures and work instructions; ensuring all F35 Training systems are installed, configured, secured, operated, maintained and disposed of in line with defined security policies and practices as specified in the security plan. Investigating and managing any anomalies with the relevant subject matter expert (SME) to resolution and assisting in wider investigations as required. Ensure the proper handling, security control, inventory, sanitation and disposal of IT hardware and media. Provide security administration support to the training community including (but not limited to): media control and scanning; hardware control and inventory coordination; physical escorting of personnel; physical checks of relevant test and IT equipment; delivery of the end user training package and providing general ITC customer support. Contribute to the management of any changes to the logical and physical technology so that security considerations are understood and ensure the approved security environment is maintained or enhanced and all changes recorded accordingly. List Essential Experience / Qualifications * They must hold or have the ability to attain a Developed Vetting (DV) clearance.* They must hold, or be working towards the attainment of CompTIA Security+ certification. (Support is available to attain this post employment for the right candidate). * Knowledge of IT system functions, security policies, technical security safeguards and operational security measures. * Experience in using commercial auditing tools such as SPLUNK, ELA etc. * Experience in using McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (EPO).Desirable Experience / Qualifications * Knowledge of the JSP 440 and DoD regulations. * Knowledge of the HMG IA Standard 5 sanitation procedures. * Some awareness of a project environment and awareness of lifecycle methodologies.* Creation of dashboards and reports to aid the auditing process. * Knowledge of the Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs). * People Skills - This role involves dealing directly with ITC employees and our customer, the ability to explain security concepts in a clear and friendly manner across all levels of the organisation is key.
Morson International is looking for Buyer for our defence client based in Crawley. Responsible for supplier relationship management and continuous improvement of suppliers within his/her category (with the support of Supplier Performance Management Team if needed) and the management of supplier's performance including, but not limited to, quality, cost, delivery, contractual performance and innovation. An essential element of his role is to ensure that the suppliers provide the competitiveness required to support the business and to introduce optimal supply base changes to support business winning capability. Key Performance Indicators for this position are: - Annual volume of commitment and spend within relevant categories and % of Savings - Number of suppliers for the given category and the structured closure of legacy, close and disengage suppliers as defined by the category strategies - Year on year competitiveness and cost reductions - Category operational performance (quality, on-time delivery, supply risk assessment, ..) - % Category compliance with policy suppliers based on both commitment and spend - Involve in the creation of specific contract(s) where there is a business need The Category Buyer (CB) supports one or several procurement categories in Procurement. The CB works in close relation with the relevant Global Category Managers (GCM), the Categories Team leader (CTL), the Category Manager (CM) and the Tactical Buyer (TB). All actions have to be in line with the strategy defined by the Global Category Manager and the CM. The CB's prime role is the management of the RFI or/and RFP's until PVet 4 stage (up to PVet 5 based on some Regions) in order to provide the competiveness to the business. In addition to this their main tasks are: Operational Support: Ensure the BA's receive all required information to raise the Purchase Orders. Procurement Competitiveness Capture: Monitor the markets for defined categories including key players, newcomers, economic evaluations, market or regulation constraints, innovations and technology in order to support the development of the most up to date category strategies to the businesses. Based on the above provide insights as to how products / projects could be more competitive via the adoption of different suppliers / methodologies / technology etc. Governance, Leadership and Performance Management: Ensure appropriate governance is applied using KPI's and root cause corrective actions Supplier / Acquisition Management: Performance management of the supply base in line with the standards set out by the Global Category Manager. Ensure that supplier competitions follow the governance process and are balanced and fair in order to improve business and customer performance. Ensure that global contracts / framework agreements are adopted and utilised. Ensure that e-Acquisition and all procurement tools are fully used. Based on the performance management of the supply base identify the suppliers who require focused development actions and ensure that the Supplier Development Team have the required support / leverage in order for these actions to be successful. Qualifications: Recognised professional qualification (CIPS, EIPM, ISM, MAI...) are desirable Business, Procurement, Supply Chain or Engineering degrees are desirable
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